Kaleidoscope #909


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Faust, First Part

 

Below is a scan of the original artwork used to create this image. This watercolor tryptic is titled “Healing Waters.” To learn more about the concept behind this piece, please see my post here.

Kaleidoscope #907


When you’re different, sometimes you don’t see the millions of people who accept you for what you are. All you notice is the person who doesn’t.
― Jodi Picoult, Change of Heart

 

Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.

Kaleidoscope #905


To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.
― Criss Jami

 

Below is a scan of the original artwork used to create this image. This watercolor tryptic is titled “Healing Waters.” To learn more about the concept behind this piece, please see my post here.

Kaleidoscope #904


I believe in the power of the imagination to remake the world, to release the truth within us, to hold back the night, to transcend death, to charm motorways, to ingratiate ourselves with birds, to enlist the confidences of madmen.
― J.G. Ballard

 

Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.

 

Kaleidoscope #903


The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.
― Virginia Woolf

 

Below is the original photo used to create this image. This dramatic sky and view of downtown Richmond, VA near 3rd and East Main Street was captured on my way home from work. No special lighting or retouching, just a snap from my smart phone.

 

Kaleidoscope #901


You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
― Eleanor Roosevelt, You Learn by Living: Eleven Keys for a More Fulfilling Life

 

Below is the original photo used to create this image. This is a royalty-free image from Pixabay.